Tag: RIM

  • Latest Nielsen Results: Over 90% of Smartphones Purchased in Last Three Months iOS or Android

      The latest Nielsen survey released shows some pretty amazing trends in the cell phone industry. First to note is that smartphones now account for 50% of all phone purchases in the U.S., marking a 38% increase over last year at this time. According to Nielsen, this growth is attributed to increasing smartphone adoption, with […]

  • RIM To Cut Jobs.

    Research In Motion – or blackberry as most of us know has had to cut Jobs by 2,000 people. They did this move to stay current, fresh, and well to stop the bleeding of users not flocking towards their devices. These cuts were the second line of cuts, which were done to help reallocate, and restructure the company.

  • Sprint Leaks Samsung and Blackberry Devices!

    WOOONELLY! Looks like the Cell Phone Gods have blessed Sprint customers! This document says it was last updated on July 22nd, so if that is true then this should give all you Sprint (and not Sprint) customers something to look forward too! It is always changing so please take this with a grain of salt but it looks to be a lot of phones! We are going to list them all out for you in a lovely bullet list…. Why? Because I want to and I like to break it all down for you!

  • New Blackberry Monaco(Monza) Photos Appear Online

    RIM has appeared in the news quite a bit lately. Well today, some new photos of the BlackBerry Monza, or Monaco as it’s known for now, have showed up online in a Greek Blackberry forum. With the promise of some hands on video coming soon, this is the most activity we have seen from the handset since the device simulator was leaked not too long ago and the Sprint inventory image that appeared at the end of June.

  • Verizon to get 3 new devices from RIM, by years end

    A recent interview with Verizon Chief Marketing Officer Marni Walden provides some information on what the future holds for BlackBerry devices at Verizon Wireless. This interview confirms the upcoming arrival of three new RIM devices with the carrier later in the year.

  • Several Blackberry PlayBooks recalled by RIM

    RIM (Research in Motion) recently recalled around 1,000 Blackberry PlayBook tablets due to some devices having a defective build of the operating system. Most of these were unsold units and were at Staples stores thankfully.

  • RIM will bring Angry Birds to the Blackberry Playbook soon

    Blackberry Playbook owners will have access to Angry Birds soon on their devices. This is one popular game that features birds destroying pigs with the help of a slingshot, if you aren’t familiar with the title. Angry Birds is very popular among several operating systems including iPhone OS, Android and Symbian.

  • RIM officially announces the Blackberry Bold 9900 and 9930!

    The moment so many Blackberry users have been waiting for has finally arrived. Well, not exactly. The announcement is here, but youll still have to wait a few more months for the devices to hit your local carriers. RIM has officially announced the new Blackberry Bold 9900 and 9930 smartphones, which feature the traditional front […]

  • RIM’s Shares Continue To Drop – Will new releases help them?

    Recently the Investors notated shares of Research In Motion Ltd. this past Friday and the numbers do not look too good. Several people are now worried that even though Blackberry plans to release more new devices, will it stop their declining sales in the U.S. or will the changes help the company grow again?

  • Blackberry Playbook sales have exceeded expectations!

    Most of us have heard different rumors and descriptions of the Blackberry Playbook lately. Amongst these reports, RBC Capital Markets General Manager Mike Abramsky said that the first day of PlayBook sales were successful. He mentioned the sales likely exceeded analysts’ expectations, moving about 50,000 PlayBook tablets on launch day alone.

  • Windows Phone 7 to Overtake RIM?

    The technology group Ovum is predicting that by 2016 Android will drive the smartphone market growth by double. The predictions see Android owning 38% of the market, Apple owning 17.5 and Blackberry holding 16.5%.

  • RIM’s head of Marketing is leaving the company

    Keith Pardy, head of marketing at Research In Motion is leaving the company in six months for personal reasons. This makes us wonder what changes will take place, if any, and is this a good or bad thing for RIM? They will soon launch their Blackberry Playbook tablet so this notice of resignation comes as a huge surprise to RIM right before the launch.

  • RIM offers a “trade up” program. Take a look while it lasts!

    RIM has a new program that could save you money on your next device, “The Trade Up Program.” It’s very simple. Purchase a new smartphone and RIM will give you up to $120 for trading in your old one. How nice does that sound? Are you interested?

  • Blackberry Monaca aka Storm 3 rumors resurface!

    Not long ago our Blackberry writer informed us of the Storm 3 possibly being available soon. We weren’t sure what to believe because of the rumors going around that the production on these devices had come to a halt. Well the rumors are back but this time they are saying the production is going forward at RIM.

  • Video of RIM showing off Flash, HTML5 video capabilities on the BlackBerry PlayBook

    We’ve tried to keep our Geeks up to date on the tablets as much as possible, even the unreleased ones like the Blackberry PlayBook. Here is a cool video of the PlayBook showing the tablets HTML5 and Flash video abilities.